Data analysis/processing, Mathematical statistics, Methodological techniques (general)
The Department of Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2019.
This faculty position will also be affiliated with the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE). Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses; graduate student advising; professional and institutional service; developing and sustaining a high-impact research program that can successfully compete for external funding; and participating in collaborative research with researchers in other disciplines. The successful candidate will have basic and/or collaborative research experience or potential in statistics research related to the forensic sciences.
Preferred experience includes: the ability to teach statistics classes at all levels and more general data science classes at the undergraduate level; expertise directly related or relevant to applications in the forensic sciences; expertise in areas of statistical inference related to data science and/or computational statistics; the potential to secure research funding, to carry out high-quality research in statistics, and to publish research results in top-tier journals; and the potential to participate in collaborative research efforts with researchers in other disciplines.
The doctoral program in Statistics is ranked as one of the top programs in the country and produces about 15 PhD graduates annually. The program currently has about 140 graduate students, 100 undergraduate majors, and 38 faculty. The Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE) is an academic center reporting to the Vice President for Research, and is affiliated with the Department of Statistics. CSAFE specializes in statistical research to advance scientifically sound forensic analysis in the judicial system. Further information about the department and center can be found at
For further information about this posting, contact Department Chair Max Morris at email@example.com.
Guaranteed consideration date is November 15, 2018.
A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in statistics or a closely related discipline is required.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications.
Internal Number: 800196
About Iowa State University, Department of Statistics
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
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